On This Day

What Happened on February 23, 1963

Historical Events

Music History

Luciano Pavarotti makes his debut at the Vienna State Opera in "La traviata"

Operatic Tenor Luciano Pavarotti
Operatic Tenor
Luciano Pavarotti

Famous Birthdays

  • Bobby Bonilla, American outfielder (NY Mets, Baltimore Orioles, Marlins), born in NYC, New York
  • Debbie Kruck, Ms. Fitness USA (1994), born in Danbury, Connecticut
  • RadosÅ‚aw Sikorski, Polish politician, born in Bydgoszcz, Poland
  • Reza Abdoh, Iranian-born American director and playwright, born in Tehran, Iran (d. 1995)
  • Robert Collins, English keyboard player (The Charlatans), born in Rowley Regis, United Kingdom (d. 1996)

Famous Deaths

  • Algeria Junius "June" Clark, American jazz trumpeter and cornetist, dies at 62
1963 Highlights

About February 23, 1963

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 58 years, 8 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Pisces